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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a FGP Patient Care Assistant, based in Sheepshead Bay. The incumbent will work rotating shifts 5 days a week, Mon-Fri, falling between the hours of 8am to 8pm (7.5 hours per day), for a total work week of 37.5 hours. Flexibility to cover an occasional Sunday shift is necessary.
In this role, the successful candidate assists the RN/LPN in the care of patients and families by completing assigned patient care tasks; provides competent, safe, and compassionate care with emphasis on an understanding of the challenges faced by hospitalization, undergoing procedures or diagnostic tests; demonstrates NYULMC Core Values in all aspects of job performance.
Assists in emergency situations as directed.
Demonstrates understanding of infection prevention and control standards.
Utilizes specialized skills and safety when carrying out specific tasks of patient care as assigned, including phlebotomy, fingersticks for glucose, and electrocardiograms.
Assists in maintaining safety and comfort needs of patients.
Assists in data collection and activities as assigned.
Observes general behavior and reports same to nursing staff to whom patient is assigned.
Completes delegated responsibilities as directed by the Nursing Staff or MDs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent required. Minimum of one year of experience, as a Patient Care Assistant within the last two years. Competencies: Working knowledge of English is evident in verbal, reading and writing abilities; other language an asset; demonstrated ability in computer skills; proficiency in venipuncture and phlebotomy required.
Preferred Qualifications: Some college preferred. Russian proficiency highly preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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